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Legal Statutes: Alaska

UPDATED September 14, 2017

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ARTICLE 4. SEXUAL OFFENSES

back to topSec. 11.41.440. Sexual abuse of a minor in the fourth degree

(a) An offender commits the crime of sexual abuse of a minor in the fourth degree if

(1) being under 16 years of age, the offender engages in sexual contact with a person who is under 13 years of age and at least three years younger than the offender; or

(2) being 18 years of age or older, the offender engages in sexual contact with a person who is 16 or 17 years of age and at least three years younger than the offender, and the offender occupies a position of authority in relation to the victim.

(b) Sexual abuse of a minor in the fourth degree is a class A misdemeanor.
SLA 1978, ch. 166, § 3; SLA 1980, ch. 102, § 9; SLA 1983, ch. 78, § 3; SLA 1990, ch. 151, § 4; SLA 2004, ch. 124, § 15.